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Begin challenging your assumptions. Your assumptions are the windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile or the light won't come in.
I believe I'm going to die doing the things I was born to do. I believe I'm going to die high off the people. I believe I'm going to die a revolutionary in the international revolutionary proletarian struggle.
Sentimentalism is the working off on yourself of feelings you haven't really got.
David Herbert Lawrence
What bothers me about TV is that it tends to take our minds off our minds.
What you feel spiritually. I think a lot of that has to do with it. If you have no spiritual life, chances are everything is going to aggravate you, you're going to fly off the handle at everything and that's what I did in the past. I've kind of got that under control now.
When you're supported by millions all over the world, you can either go nuts, or try to feed off the goodwill.
I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely and just work within the visual arts in some way. I started painting quite passionately at that time.
The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.
I think when you're off the clock, you should be off the clock.
You can't blame someone for not knowing what his or her job should be if you don't ask for it right off the bat.
My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.
Golf is good, it means I get some fresh air and exercise, take my mind off work and see some of the landscape of the place I'm visiting.
Harry Connick, Jr.
Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
J. Paul Getty
But the disparaging of those we love always alienates us from them to some extent. We must not touch our idols; the gilt comes off in our hands.
My first memories of religion were being taken to Episcopal church. My father was Catholic, but my mother, I believe, was Episcopal. So I sort of veered off into the watered-down version of Catholicism.
It is time to return to core values, time to get back to basics , to self-discipline and respect for the law, to consideration for the others, to accepting responsibility for yourself and your family - and not shuffling it off on other people and the state.
At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
If you're a woman and a guy's ever said anything romantic to you, he just left off the second part that would have made you sick if you could have heard it.
Louis C. K.
Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again, never to be broken off.
Saint Francis de Sales
When you think about it, we're strapping strange planks of wood to our feet and launching off of giant snow walls. It's pretty intense.
You can't control people. You must understand them. You have to know where they're coming from, their beliefs and values, what turns them off, what they're against.
Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating; the mind is like a car battery - it recharges by running.
If you're going to live in the house make it your goal to just pay off your mortgage.
I get that same queasy, nervous, thrilling feeling every time I go to work. That's never worn off since I was 12 years-old with my dad's 8-millimeter movie camera.
The problem with the designated driver programme, it's not a desirable job. But if you ever get sucked into doing it, have fun with it. At then end of the night drop them off at the wrong house.
When we were starting off as kids, just the idea of maybe going to do this as a living instead of getting what we thought was going to be a boring job, was exciting.
I discovered my wife in bed with another man, and I was crushed. So I said, 'Get off me, you two!'
John Currin's exaggerated realism and his twisted women kept me off balance, never knowing if they were sincere or ironic or some new emotion.
Then suddenly something just kicked me. I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different atmosphere than you normally are. My immediate reaction was to back off, slow down.
I have to write because if I don't get something down then after a while I feel it's going to bang the side of my head off.
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